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Rua Casa Branca 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
+351 291 759 239
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't check trip advisor before we went. This restaurant came highly recommended from a tour guide so to say the experience was disappointing is an understatement. Overall the food was decent but the service was the worst we have seen in Madeira by far. The service ruined any positives. It was clear that we were not welcomed or... More 

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1 Thank jass4444
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited often in previous years - now under new owners. Food was awful, fish overlooked, worst chips ever had, soggy vegetables and everything swimming in grease. Certainly will not be back.

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1 Thank barrheadscots2016
Funchal, Portugal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant and service, good price for set menu wine delicious we had set menu for 13 euros melon with Palma ham and chicken with bacon in a cheese sauce and fish and banana it was all very good

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1 Thank debtheobald
Chester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Under new owners and the atmosphere is a huge improvement, the female guitarist was particularly good. Food was good and the service will hopefully become a little more polished with time. Fixed price menu wasn't explained to us, although what we had from the standard menu was ok for price.

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1 Thank Gary H
Wendover, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing. Local style food, plastic flowers, large telivision with football, this is definitely not the L'osteria we have enjoyed for many years. Signs outside offering special prices but not available inside, we have read the recent Tripadvisor reports, but didn't believe the. WE DO NOW.

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2 Thank Crueen
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Have visited this Restaurant quite a few times this year (The most recent was last Sunday night) and have never been disappointed. Every Starter, Main meal and Dessert we've had is delicious. Staff are great. Thank you Amaro, Silvana, Marcio (aka The Man in the Hat) and Mario for making us feel so welcome. See you all soon x

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This was an excellent restaurant in the past but on our recent visit it was no so good. Various meal deals were on offer and we we persuaded to take one that on the face of it was good value. However once inside this 'deal' was not offered to us until we asked. Of our selections, whilst one meal was... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We have eaten here many times over the years so were a bit concerned when we sensed a change this time - 7 months ago it changed hands. We needn't have worried though the standard and format have been maintained. The menu has been altered somewhat - we dined from the fixed price, wine inclusive menu. Our choices were not... More 

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Edinburgh
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Headed this restaurant as it close to our hotel & we had read good reviews. We had a lovely welcome from a gent in a straw hat who settled us outside. We could hear a female soloist performing inside, she had a fantastic voice. The starter of bruschetta with pesto was nice but overly salted. The lasagna was quite dry... More 

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Scotland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

First I must say they had live music. A young lady with a beautiful voice kept us well entertained. The food took a long time to come and looked average on the plate. It tasted better than it looked but have had better for less. The staff are very entertaining sometimes for the wrong reason as two returned dishes crashed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 759 239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?